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Free technology classes

Rowan Public Library offers free computer classes on beginning to advanced topics. Classes are hands-on and are free and open to the public.Headquarters
– Microsoft PowerPoint Part 1 ó Thursday, Jan. 3, 1:30-3 p.m. Learn the basic skills needed to create a presentation.
– Microsoft Word Part 1 ó Monday, Jan. 7, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document.
– Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2 ó Thursday, Jan. 10, 1:30-3 p.m. Learn the basic skills needed to create a presentation.
– Microsoft Word Part 2 óMonday, Jan. 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document.
– NCLive Resource: Encyclopedia Britannica ó Thursday, Jan. 17, 1:30-3 p.m. Explore the online Encyclopedia Britannica from NCLive, with all of the articles in the print set plus hundreds more.
– NCLive Resource: Health Information ó Thursday, Jan. 24, 1:30-3 p.m. Learn about some great Web sites for reliable health information.
– Microsoft Excel Part 1 ó Monday, Feb. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to create and edit a spreadsheet. Two part class.
– Microsoft Word Part 1 óThursday, Feb. 7, 1:30-3 p.m. Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document.
– Microsoft Excel Part 2 óMonday, Feb. 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to create and edit a spreadsheet. Two part class.
– Microsoft Word Part 2 óThursday, Feb. 14, 1:30-3 p.m. Learn how create, edit, save and print a document.
– NCLive Resource: Encyclopedia Britannica ó Monday, Feb. 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
– NCLive Resource: HeritageQuest ó Thursday, Feb. 21, 1:30-3 p.m. Learn how to use the HeritageQuest census database to search for your ancestors. This class will cover simple searches, printing, troubleshooting and searching with the advanced option.
– Microsoft PowerPoint Part 1 ó Monday, March 3, 7-8:30 p.m.
– NCLive Resource: Health Information ó Thursday, March 6, 1:30-3 p.m.
– Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2 ó Monday, March 10, 7-8:30 p.m.
– Microsoft Excel Part 1, Thursday, March 13, 1:30-3 p.m.
– NCLive Resource: HeritageQuest ó Monday, March 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
– Microsoft Excel Part 2 óThursday, March 20, 1:30-3 p.m.
South Rowan Regional Library
– Basic Powerpoint ó Monday, Jan. 7, 7-8:30 p.m. We will talk about how to make a simple presentation and let you make one of your own.
– Basic Word ó Thursday, Jan. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn simple text formatting commands, how to use toolbars, cutting and pasting, as well as printing and saving documents.
– Digital Photography Part Two ó Monday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to get the picture from your camera into your computer. We’ll set up a folder to stick the photos into. Then, we’ll discuss how to edit, organize and share those pictures.- Intermediate Excel óMonday, Feb. 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn more advanced techniques for creating and formatting spreadsheets. Requires basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel or attendance at the Basic Excel class.
– Genealogy, Census Records ó Tuesday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Explore the records available through Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest.- Trip Planning ó Thursday, March 6, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Planning a trip somewhere? Discover how your computer can help.
– Basic Publisher ó Monday, March 17, 7-8:30 p.m. Introduces the basic tools, working with text and graphics, using Wizards to personalize its catalog of flyers, cards and more.

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